Why millions of Americans are losing health coverage during COVID-19 pandemic

Millions of Americans have been hit with a double blow during this pandemic: they're out of work and without health insurance if they get sick.The U.S. isn't just the only developed nation lacking universal coverage — it's also distinct in that...

Deadly 2nd wave of Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 may hold clues for reopening today

As governments ease up on COVID-19-related lockdowns, policy-makers should heed the lessons learned from the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic and the potential deadly consequences of removing physical distancing restrictions too quickly, experts say."This is one of those rare moments that historians can...

Top White House officials buried CDC coronavirus report: AP

The decision to shelve detailed advice from the nation's top disease control experts for reopening communities during the coronavirus pandemic came from the highest levels of the White House, according to internal government emails obtained by The Associated Press.The files...

3 reasons the COVID-19 death rate is higher in U.S. than Canada

The nation next door has been a hot topic for Canadians during the coronavirus pandemic, with chatter frequently involving a certain politician who lives in a white Washington mansion.The U.S. has a COVID-19 mortality rate about two times higher than...

Three reasons why the COVID-19 death rate is higher in U.S. than Canada

The nation next door has been a hot topic for Canadians during the coronavirus pandemic, with chatter frequently involving a certain politician who lives in a white Washington mansion.The U.S. has a COVID-19 mortality rate about two times higher than...

Why the COVID-19 death rate is higher in U.S. than Canada

The nation next door has been a hot topic for Canadians during the coronavirus pandemic, with chatter frequently involving a certain politician who lives in a white Washington mansion.The U.S. has a COVID-19 mortality rate about two times higher than...

How a nursing home in France stopped coronavirus from killing elderly in its care

As the coronavirus scythed through nursing homes, cutting a deadly path, Valerie Martin vowed to herself that the story would be different in the home she runs in France.The action she took to stop the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19,...

Japan’s traditional work culture takes precedence over physical distancing in Tokyo

Her face masked and her body tense, Nanami Fujiwara steps aboard the morning train to downtown Tokyo.She glances nervously at the commuter car, half-filled with men in suits and women dressed for the office. Not everyone's face is covered. "It's...

Japan’s work culture keeps many employees at the office despite COVID-19

Her face masked and her body tense, Nanami Fujiwara steps aboard the morning train to downtown Tokyo.She glances nervously at the commuter car, half-filled with men in suits and women dressed for the office. Not everyone's face is covered. "It's...

African Americans in Georgia wary of returning to work as community struggles with impact of COVID-19

"Why is it the barber shops? The bowling alleys? It's a bit strange."Kebbi Williams has some pointed questions for Georgia Governor Brian Kemp over the reopening of non-essential businesses in the state last week. Georgia was one of the last states...
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